Graduate School: A Competence Training Ground

Daniel J. Haders, PhD
Skill Building
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I have found that there was very little about graduate school and earning a Ph.D., which has not been useful in my career. The most important skills that I learned have become tools that enable me to effectively manage large projects, solve problems, develop collaborations and communicate my ideas. However, since leaving graduate school I have also found that graduate engineering schools and students should be proactive in developing a number of skills and knowledge bases that ...